Kristin Romens


Kristin Romens
Kristin Romens
Kristin Romens
Project Director
Pew Fund for Health and Human Services
The Pew Charitable Trusts


Kristin Romens directs the Pew Fund for Health and Human Services, overseeing Pew’s grantmaking and support for Philadelphia-area nonprofits that serve individuals and families facing complex challenges rooted in poverty.

Romens began her career as a human rights attorney. Before joining Pew, she was president of The Learning Agenda, a consulting firm that helps philanthropies, nonprofits, and educators across the country expand opportunities for youth in under-resourced communities. She has also served as vice president of research, innovation, and growth for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and as a consultant with the Bridgespan Group, where she developed sustainability and growth plans, performance management frameworks, and replication strategies for nonprofits.

Romens holds a bachelor’s degree in social science from Biola University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.